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Motley Crue Announces Retirement Tour With Alice Cooper

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American glam metal legends Motley Crue have announced that they will be embarking on a 72 date tour across North America this year, where they will be joined by shock rock icon, Alice Cooper, before retiring the band at the end of 2014.

The group held a press conference today confirming the retirement rumours and announced that tickets for the tour would go on sale tomorrow for fan club members, before being made available to the public from Friday and Saturday is different areas.

You can check out a promotional video for the tour below. The initial tour dates are as follows:

July 2 - Grand Rapids, MI - Van Andel Arena
July 4 - Milwaukee, WI - Summerfest
July 5 - Noblesville, IN - Klipsch Music Center
July 6 - Cincinnati, OH - Riverbend Music Center
July 8 - Columbus, OH - Schottenstein Center
July 9 - Maryland Heights, MO - Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
July 11 - Des Moines, IA - Wells Fargo Arena
July 12 - Wichita, KS - INTRUST Bank Arena
July 13 - Tulsa, OK - BOK Center
July 15 - Cedar Park, TX - Cedar Park Center
July 16 - Dallas, TX - Gexa Energy Pavilion
July 18 - Albuquerque, NM - Isleta Amphitheater
July 19 - Phoenix, AZ - AK-Chin Pavilion
July 21 - Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood Bowl
July 22 - Irvine, CA - Verizon Wireless Amp
July 23 - Mountain View, CA - Shoreline Amphitheatre
July 25 - Reno, NV - Reno Events Center
July 26 - Ridgefield, WA - Sleep County Amphitheater
July 27 - Auburn, WA - White River Amphitheater
July 29 - Wheatland, CA - Sleep Train Amphitheater
July 30 - Chula Vista, CA - Sleep Train Amphitheater
August 1 - Salt Lake City, UT - USANA Amp
August 2 - Denver, CO - Pepsi Center
August 3 - Kansas City, MO - Sprint Center
August 5 - Sturgis, SD - Sturgis Buffalo Chip
August 6 - Sioux City, IA - Tyson Events Center
August 8 - Tinley Park, IL - First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
August 9 - Clarkston, MI - DTE Energy Music Theatre
August 10 - Toronto, ON - Molson Canadian Amp
August 12 - Cuyahoga Falls, OH - Blossom Music Center
August 13 - Burgettstown, PA - First Niagara Pavilion
August 15 - Pelham, AL - Oak Mountain Amp
August 16 - Alpharetta, GA - Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre @ Encore Park
August 17 - Tampa, FL - MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amp
August 19 - Charlotte, NC - PNC Music Pavilion
August 20 - Virginia Beach, VA - Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach
August 22 - Bristow, VA - Jiffy Lube Live
August 23 - Camden, NJ - Susquehanna Bank Center
August 24 - Mansfield, MA - Xfinity Center
August 26 - Saratoga Springs, NY - Saratoga Performing. Arts Center
August 27 - Allentown, PA - Great Allentown Fair
August 29 - Wantagh, NY - Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
August 30 - Holmdel, NJ - PNC Bank Arts Center
August 31 - Darien Center, NY - Darien Lake Performing. Arts Center
October 10 - Oklahoma City, OK - Chesapeake Arena
October 11 - The Woodlands, TX - Cynthia W. Mitchell Pavilion
October 12 - Bossier City, LA - CenturyLink Center
October 14 - Louisville, KY - KFC Yum! Center
October 15 - Nashville, TN - Bridgestone Arena
October 17 - Hollywood, FL - Seminole Hard Rock Live
October 19 - Jacksonville, FL - Veterans Memorial Arena
October 21 - Greenville, SC - Bon Secours Wellness Arena
October 22 - Greensboro, NC - Greensboro Coliseum
October 25 - Atlantic City, NJ - Borgata Events Center Phoenix - AK-Chin Pavilion
October 26 - Montville, CT - Mohegan Sun
October 29 - Syracuse, NY - The OnCenter Complex
November 5 - Biloxi, MS - Mississippi Coast College
November 6 - Southaven, MS - Landers Center
November 9 - Moline, IL - iWireless Center
November 11 - Green Bay, WI - Resch Center
November 12 - Madison, WI - Alliant Energy Center
November 13 - Omaha, NE - CenturyLink Center
November 15 - St. Paul, MN - Xcel Energy Center
November 16 - Fargo, ND - FargoDome
November 18 - Edmonton, AB - Rexall Place
November 19 - Calgary, AB - Scotiabank Saddledome
November 21 - Vancouver, BC - Rogers Arena

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1. Im Ozzys Interpreter writes:

At least they signed a contract to officially retire the band after the farewell tour... Take note Axl. And Gene and Paul...

# Jan 28, 2014 @ 6:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. spiral_architect writes:

SAD NEWS. ON THE OTHER HAND, I SAW OZZY ON HIS FINAL TOUR IN THE 90'S, AND HE'S BEEN TOURING EVER SINCE.

NOW PLAYING - MOTLEY CRUE "HELTER SKELTER" (MY FAVORITE BEATLES SONG)

# Jan 28, 2014 @ 7:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. nekrolust writes:

I wasn't aware motley crue was even still a band. They should of broke up years ago

# Jan 29, 2014 @ 12:56 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. steve burns writes:

Idk how that's possible 3, unless your homeless or can't afford cable they've always shown the carnival of sins show in Michigan on vh1 or palladia channel the past 4 years.
if you watch the carnival of sins tour which I believe was in 2006 you may think otherwise, because it was pretty impressive.
If you can get over a chubby vince neil in tight jeans factor.

# Jan 29, 2014 @ 3:05 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. ZMA writes:

Wow, that's so strange. I'm pretty into Crue. Just the basic stuff though. I used to listen to Girls, Girls, Girls, and Kickstart My Heart everyday. So I'm a little sad about this. But I'm glad I saw them play those songs, at the last Ozzfest I went too. So I'm happy I have that part of my life. Not many people will be able to say that soon.......Not maybe people would want to probably lol......sorry I'm presenting the other side of that opinion.

Thanks for all the music guys. Maybe if I have money, I'll even go to the Long Island show. I'm sure it'll be a good show.

# Jan 29, 2014 @ 6:09 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. lumpus5 writes:

i agree with nekro, these guy's had one halfway decent album, shout at the devil, after that every album was lame as hell. theyre only around cause chicks like em. they suck.

# Jan 29, 2014 @ 9:43 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Drum_Junkie writes:

I wouldn't be surprised if they are retiring due to Micks health. For someone to be still rocking out at 62 AND suffering through ankylosing spondylitis is downright amazing. I hope it's not starting to spread into his hands. Either way, major props for playing as long as he has. And props to MC for doing the honorable thing and ending the band properly.

# Jan 29, 2014 @ 9:57 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. BrianMN writes:

Crue was one of my gateway bands back in the day.
The debut was/is awesome.
Shout was their pinnacle.
Every album had great tracks all the way through Feelgood.
After the initial breakup the magic was gone even after getting back with Vince.
Shout was never equaled.

# Jan 29, 2014 @ 10:03 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Sadist Ways writes:

So Motley Crüe announced a farewell tour which should have happened a decade ago. Mötley Crüe's performance on Jimmy Kimmel yesterday is embarrassing to even watch. Pig Neil hasn't been able to hold a note for over 10 years. He spends half of each song holding the mic out to the crowd to sing when he gets winded. On Jimmy Kimmel he isn't even singing discernible lyrics or is making it up. Hang it up before the tour.

# Jan 29, 2014 @ 12:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. nekrolust writes:

Well mr. Burns. I choose not to plant my a$$ in front of tv and destroy my brain with "programming" nor am I homeless. I just think motley crue f***ing blows.

# Jan 30, 2014 @ 12:32 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. hellrat writes:

haven't paid much attention to the crue since the record that came after shout at the devil...can't remember if it was dr feelgood or the Girls one, but either way it fvcking sucked

HOWEVER, too fast for love and shout at the devil are fvcking BAD a$$ records, and I don't give a fvck what any ignorant fvcking fvcks have to say otherwise ;)

Much respect for Mick Mars, dude pioneered a wicked fvckin METAL guitar tone back in the day \m/

NP---Live Wire---circa 1981

# Jan 30, 2014 @ 1:06 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. hellrat writes:

oh it was fvcking theatre of pain I think! fvcking horrible!!

# Jan 30, 2014 @ 1:07 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. destructor writes:

good riddance

# Jan 30, 2014 @ 1:34 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. RememberMetal? writes:

A sad day for some metal fans and the cure for a seemingly terminal illness for others. They left their mark... whether one sees it as a disfiguring scar or not is up to the beholder.

Motley Crue were an essential gateway metal band and simultaneously everything that metal should strive not to be identified with.

A7X owe Motley Crue for every penny.

# Jan 30, 2014 @ 11:06 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. Blindgreed1 writes:

TFFL and Shout were solid hard rock albums. Hot chicks went to their concerts and I attended to pick up said hot chicks. Beyond those two factors MC never really affected me much.

# Jan 30, 2014 @ 11:43 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. spiral_architect writes:

I NEVER REALLY FORGAVE VINCE NEIL FOR KILLING RAZZLE FROM HANOI ROCKS. MOTLEY CRUE WAS A GOOD BAND THOUGH, ASIDE FROM NEW TATTOO.

# Jan 30, 2014 @ 5:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. LevyyevL writes:

These guys are pretty business savvy.
I would never see Motley with an unknown band warming up.
I'll be there for the Coop show!
Vincent will bring half of his stage and do a short set and blow the doors off the headliner every night!

# Feb 7, 2014 @ 12:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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